Construction law knowhow by David Lewis
Collateral warranties and third party rights
It is axiomatic that anyone developing commercial property for investment purposes must let it to a good tenant, at the best rent, and as quickly as possible. While collateral warranties can hardly guarantee this outcome, their absence can certainly prevent it.
The collateral warranty is...
This article by David Lewis was published in Construction Law Journal in 1997, (1997) 13 Const. L.J. 305.
In 2000 it was cited with approval by Lord Goff of Chieveley and Lord Millett in Alfred McAlpine Construction Ltd v Panatown Ltd,  4 All ER 97.
Investigating the JCT Standard Forms...